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Preliminary Guide to the German WWI regimental newspapers, 1914-1918

Abstract

German Army regiments assigned throughout Europe created these newspapers during World War I.

Examples of newspapers produced by German military regiments from World War I, in folders organized by front. Fronts include Italy, Turkey, Belgium, France, Romania, Poland, the Eastern Front, and Galicia (Spain). There is also a large section of miscellaneous newspapers and illustrated war papers.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Germany. Army.
Title
German WWI regimental newspapers, 1914-1918
Language of Materials
German
Extent
350 items, 0.8 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Examples of newspapers produced by German military regiments from World War I, in folders organized by front. Fronts include Italy, Turkey, Belgium, France, Romania, Poland, the Eastern Front, and Galicia (Spain). There is also a large section of miscellaneous newspapers and illustrated war papers.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

This collection's origins are largely unknown, as it came to the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library via an internal transfer from Perkins Library. It consists of several folders of newspapers, ranging in length from one to a dozen pages. There are numerous regiments represented; in some cases there are nearly complete runs of the regiment's publication, and in other cases only one or two issues. It appears that all of the German fronts in Europe are represented.

No additional arrangement or organization has been completed at this time.

Turkey
(3 items)
Box 1
France (Western Front)
(65 items)
Box 1
Belgium (Western Front)
(4 items)
Box 1
Roumanian Front
(12 items)
Box 1
Eastern Front
(28 items)
Box 1
Galicia (Eastern Front)
(16 items)
Box 1
Italian Front
(9 items)
Box 2
Illustrated War Papers
(57 items)
Box 2
Poland (Eastern Front)
(100 items)
Box 2
Miscellaneous
(47 items)
Box 2

Historical Note

German Army regiments assigned throughout Europe created these newspapers during World War I.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the German WWI regimental newspapers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Transfer, 2007 (2007-0196), 0.8 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2007-0196

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.